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Axia College Material
Appendix E

Critical Analysis Forms

Fill out one form for each source.

Source 1 Title and Citation: Abortion—-Parental Consent Laws are Necassary | | | |

1 |

Identify the principal issue presented by the source. |

The issue is that parents should be notified before thrir under age daughter has a abortion. | |

2 |

Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

The author thinks everyone young girls should have their parents premission. | |

3 |

Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Stating that there should be laws to prevent a young girl to have an abortion without her parents premission.

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4 |

Do you find the source credible Explain your reasoning. |

Yes because it not only sounds right but, I have researched abortions and laws and it is right what the author is stating. | |

5 |

Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes the author does. The author points out a couple of laws on the topic and trys to convince the reader that this is the right way. | |

6 |

Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

None exist. Nothing the author said was untrue. It was all his opion but the facts were all true. | |

7 |

State one argument made by the author. |

That under age girls should have parental consent before getting an abortion | |

8 |

Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. |

In conclusion the author states facts about the parental involvment law and talks about how 36 states have the law in affect. | |

9 |

Is the author??™s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak Explain how you determined this. |

The authors argument is valid sound and strong. I determine this because it is based on facts and his own opions which are also researched facts. | |

10 |

Does the author use moral reasoning If not, explain how you determined this. |

Yes the author does use moral reasoning. | |

Source 2 Title and Citation: Abortion—Abortion is a womens right. | | | |

1 |

Identify the principal issue presented by the source. |

The author writes about womens rights and why we should be able to have an abortion. | |

2 |

Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes I think in a way the author is because the author is only taking the womens side. | |

3 |

Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes, The author is writing about fighting for womens rights.

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4 |

Do you find the source credible Explain your reasoning. |

Yes, I find the source credible because the author is based on facts. | |

5 |

Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes, the author trys to convince readers of womens rights. | |

6 |

Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

None, nothing the author said was untrue. Everything was based on facts. | |

7 |

State one argument made by the author. |

States how an unwanted pregnancy can weigh on a womens emotional and physical well being. | |

8 |

Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. |

Ain the conclusion the author talks about how women have to result in unsafe abortions because of the laws and we should change the laws so women have choices. | |

9 |

Is the author??™s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak Explain how you determined this. |

The authors argument is valid,sound, and strong because the author wrote about facts and explained the truth on why women sometimes need the abortion and how changing the laws can help women make more safer choices with their health. | |

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Does the author use moral reasoning If not, explain how you determined this. |

Yes the author uses moral reasoning. | |

Source 3 Title and Citation: Birth control—getting birth control out of the closet | | | |

1 |

Identify the principal issue presented by the source. |

It talks about how birth control came about and what the uses are for in general. | |

2 |

Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

No the author is not being bias because the author is just simply explaining facts not opions. | |

3 |

Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

None, the author just explains facts. | |

4 |

Do you find the source credible Explain your reasoning. |

Yes I found the sourse to be credible because the author has facts and explains about the birth control and how and when it happened. | |

5 |

Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes states the women use birth control for unintended pregnancys. | |

6 |

Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

None, everything the author states is true. Nothing is untrue. | |

7 |

State one argument made by the author. |

That we should invest in a family planning health centers. | |

8 |

Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. |

In the conclusion the author states how everyone should help in the birth control issues. | |

9 |

Is the author??™s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak Explain how you determined this. |

The authors argument is valid, strong and sound because he staes facts about how birth control was started and how it helps women not to bring in unwanted pregnancys into the world. | |

10 |

Does the author use moral reasoning If not, explain how you determined this. |

Yes, the author uses moral reasoning. | |

Source 4 Title and Citation:Birth control—Permanet Birth control | | | |

1 |

Identify the principal issue presented by the source. |

This is about women having their tubes tied. | |

2 |

Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes because the author is only stating for the womens side. | |

3 |

Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

None, the author states facts.

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4 |

Do you find the source credible Explain your reasoning. |

Yes I find the source to be credible because the autor states facts and talks about research already done. | |

5 |

Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |

Yes, states women get their tubes tied to not have anymore children | |

6 |

Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. |Everything is true there was no fallies. Everything wrote was all facts and research already preformed . | |

7 |

State one argument made by the author. |

States that the Essure method can not be reversed like other tube ties. | |

8 |

Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. |

The conclusion the author writes about is that Essure might not be the best bet for some couple because it cannot be reversed. | |

9 |

Is the author??™s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak Explain how you determined this. |

The authors argument is valid, sound and strong because the author writes about how women do not need to go under the knife with Essure and that it cannot be reversed. | |

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Does the author use moral reasoning If not, explain how you determined this. |

Yes the author uses moral explaining. | |

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